Hobbs emerges win­ner by just an ounce

Angling Times (UK) - - SOUTH -

OX­FORD SUM­MER LEAGUE (RND 5) River Thames, Folly Bridge & Sand­ford (42 pegs)

A BROWN tinge to the wa­ter due to al­gal bloom had the fish feed­ing.

Tony Hobbs took ad­van­tage of this to win with 20-15-0. Drawn on the end peg of Folly be­low Os­ney Lock, the Drennan Ox­ford Yel­low man used pole and mag­got over chopped worm for a bream, skim­mers and perch and backed it up with plenty of roach on cast­ers.

Ge­off Val­lance was just 1oz off Tony with 20-14-0 from his peg at Marl­bor­ough Road at Folly.

Drennan Ox­ford Yel­low are top of the league with 192 points. Re­sult: 1 T Hobbs, Drennan Ox­ford Yel­low, 20-15-0; 2 G Val­lance, De­vizes MG, 20-14-0; 3 A Li­auke­vi­cius, Drennan Ox­ford Yel­low, 20-5-0; 4 P Har­rop, De­vizes MG, 19-10-0. Teams: Jt1 Drennan Ox­ford Yel­low & De­vizes MG, both 41pts; 3 Drennan Ox­ford Blue, 33. League: 1 Drennan Ox­ford Yel­low, 192pts; 2 Drennan Ox­ford Blue, 170; 3 De­vizes MG, 162.

A smile from vic­tor Tony Hobbs.

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